Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 229 193
Rank change year-on-year -84 -36 -12
Contract jobs citing UML 774 1121 1384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 1.15% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.36% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 715 805
England median daily rate £450 £443 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £306
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £426 £400
% change year-on-year +2.64% +6.56% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 47 121
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +0.63% +9.97%
10th Percentile £37.05 £36.05 £32.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.63% +9.97%

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -90 318 £500 +5.26% 34
South East -79 146 £400 -5.88% 20
East of England +20 86 £419 -11.88% 4
North of England +13 79 £400 -3.03% 22
South West -16 77 £450 +4.17% 12
Midlands -40 63 £425 +18.06% 9
North West -16 36 £406 -1.52% 12
East Midlands -22 31 £475 +40.74% 2
West Midlands -23 31 £400 +2.56% 7
Yorkshire +10 26 £403 -0.62% 9
North East +60 17 £363 -19.44% 1
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for UML.

1 344 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (22.22%) Java
3 162 (20.93%) Finance
4 158 (20.41%) Scrum
5 151 (19.51%) SQL
6 150 (19.38%) Use Case
7 147 (18.99%) Software Engineering
8 146 (18.86%) Oracle
9 138 (17.83%) Web Services
9 138 (17.83%) OO
10 129 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 127 (16.41%) XML
12 121 (15.63%) Security Cleared
12 121 (15.63%) SDLC
13 114 (14.73%) Business Analysis
14 112 (14.47%) Microsoft
15 103 (13.31%) BPMN
16 102 (13.18%) C++
17 97 (12.53%) TOGAF
18 95 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 93 (12.02%) SOA
20 88 (11.37%) Degree
21 87 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
22 82 (10.59%) SC Cleared
23 78 (10.08%) Waterfall
23 78 (10.08%) Banking
24 75 (9.69%) JavaScript
25 74 (9.56%) MS Visio
26 72 (9.30%) Business Process Modelling
27 70 (9.04%) JIRA

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (4.26%) Confluence
2 32 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (3.62%) JBoss
4 26 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 22 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.20%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.42%) Apache
9 6 (0.78%) CMS
9 6 (0.78%) IIS
10 5 (0.65%) SAS
11 4 (0.52%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.52%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.52%) WildFly
12 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.39%) Mule
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 74 (9.56%) MS Visio
2 23 (2.97%) Simulink
3 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Mingle
8 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (0.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (0.39%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.26%) iTrent
4 2 (0.26%) Magento
4 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.26%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.20%) SaaS
2 47 (6.07%) IaaS
3 38 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (3.23%) iPaaS
6 21 (2.71%) PaaS
7 20 (2.58%) OpenShift
8 18 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (1.03%) npm
10 4 (0.52%) Boomi
10 4 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.39%) Office 365
11 3 (0.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.68%) FTP
1 13 (1.68%) Wireshark
2 9 (1.16%) LDAP
3 8 (1.03%) Ethernet
4 7 (0.90%) HTTP
5 6 (0.78%) SSL
6 5 (0.65%) FlexRay
6 5 (0.65%) Internet
6 5 (0.65%) WAN
7 4 (0.52%) Intranet
7 4 (0.52%) NAS
7 4 (0.52%) SAN
7 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.39%) AMQP
8 3 (0.39%) Firewall
8 3 (0.39%) PCoIP
9 2 (0.26%) DOCSIS
9 2 (0.26%) Extranet
9 2 (0.26%) Link 16
9 2 (0.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 27 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.23%) MySQL
4 25 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.71%) Big Data
6 18 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 17 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.55%) Data Mining
9 11 (1.42%) Ingres
9 11 (1.42%) Snowflake Schema
10 10 (1.29%) DB2
10 10 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.16%) OLAP
11 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.03%) MS Access
12 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 70 (9.04%) JIRA
2 56 (7.24%) Rational DOORS
3 54 (6.98%) Maven
4 49 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 49 (6.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 47 (6.07%) JUnit
6 43 (5.56%) Subversion
7 34 (4.39%) Eclipse
8 30 (3.88%) Ant
8 30 (3.88%) Visual Studio
9 29 (3.75%) Git (software)
10 25 (3.23%) SoapUI
11 23 (2.97%) Gradle
12 22 (2.84%) IntelliJ
13 14 (1.81%) ERwin
13 14 (1.81%) NetBeans
13 14 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.68%) Checkstyle
14 13 (1.68%) Rational Rose
14 13 (1.68%) XMLUnit
General
1 162 (20.93%) Finance
2 78 (10.08%) Banking
3 42 (5.43%) Retail
4 32 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.71%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.20%) Automotive
8 14 (1.81%) Back Office
9 13 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.55%) Marketing
11 11 (1.42%) Avionics
12 10 (1.29%) Aerospace
13 9 (1.16%) Front Office
14 8 (1.03%) Billing
15 6 (0.78%) Games
15 6 (0.78%) Military
16 4 (0.52%) Dutch Language
16 4 (0.52%) Electronics
16 4 (0.52%) French Language
16 4 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 282 (36.43%) Analyst
2 231 (29.84%) Business Analyst
3 165 (21.32%) Architect
4 128 (16.54%) Developer
5 114 (14.73%) Software Engineer
6 83 (10.72%) Solutions Architect
7 74 (9.56%) Java Developer
8 38 (4.91%) C++ Software Engineer
9 32 (4.13%) Agile Business Analyst
10 25 (3.23%) Data Architect
11 24 (3.10%) Systems Analyst
12 23 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (2.97%) Senior Developer
13 21 (2.71%) Business Systems Analyst
14 20 (2.58%) Senior Business Analyst
15 18 (2.33%) Data Analyst
16 17 (2.20%) Java Engineer
16 17 (2.20%) Systems Engineer
16 17 (2.20%) Technical Architect
17 16 (2.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (17.83%) Web Services
2 127 (16.41%) XML
3 63 (8.14%) .NET
4 62 (8.01%) Middleware
5 59 (7.62%) HTML
5 59 (7.62%) Spring
6 57 (7.36%) REST
7 51 (6.59%) CSS
8 50 (6.46%) SOAP
9 48 (6.20%) J2EE
9 48 (6.20%) Java EE
10 45 (5.81%) XSLT
11 44 (5.68%) Hibernate
12 43 (5.56%) JMS
13 38 (4.91%) AngularJS
14 30 (3.88%) HTML5
15 27 (3.49%) XSD
16 26 (3.36%) Struts
17 24 (3.10%) Ajax
18 23 (2.97%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 87 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.91%) Computer Science
2 38 (4.91%) Management Information System
3 32 (4.13%) User Experience
4 28 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.10%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.55%) Reference Data
7 11 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (1.42%) Market Risk
7 11 (1.42%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.29%) Credit Risk
8 10 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.03%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.03%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.90%) Cloud Native
10 7 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.90%) Frameworx
10 7 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.91%) Linux
2 44 (5.68%) Windows
3 38 (4.91%) Unix
4 12 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.78%) VxWorks
6 4 (0.52%) Android
6 4 (0.52%) VMS
7 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.13%) HPUX
9 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (20.41%) Scrum
3 150 (19.38%) Use Case
4 147 (18.99%) Software Engineering
5 138 (17.83%) OO
6 129 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 121 (15.63%) SDLC
8 114 (14.73%) Business Analysis
9 103 (13.31%) BPMN
10 97 (12.53%) TOGAF
11 95 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 93 (12.02%) SOA
13 78 (10.08%) Waterfall
14 72 (9.30%) Business Process Modelling
15 58 (7.49%) Enterprise Architecture
16 57 (7.36%) Configuration Management
17 56 (7.24%) Data Analysis
18 55 (7.11%) RUP
19 52 (6.72%) Requirements Analysis
19 52 (6.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 172 (22.22%) Java
2 151 (19.51%) SQL
3 102 (13.18%) C++
4 75 (9.69%) JavaScript
5 67 (8.66%) C
6 59 (7.62%) C#
7 42 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 29 (3.75%) Ada
9 23 (2.97%) MATLAB
10 20 (2.58%) XPath
11 17 (2.20%) Python
11 17 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 15 (1.94%) VB
13 14 (1.81%) PHP
14 13 (1.68%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.29%) VBA
16 8 (1.03%) Perl
17 7 (0.90%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.90%) Embedded C
18 6 (0.78%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 121 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 88 (11.37%) Degree
3 82 (10.59%) SC Cleared
4 52 (6.72%) ISEB
5 20 (2.58%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.55%) CBAP
8 9 (1.16%) IIBA
9 8 (1.03%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (0.65%) CITP
13 4 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.39%) MCP
15 2 (0.26%) MCSD
15 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.72%) QA
2 25 (3.23%) GDPR
3 19 (2.45%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.55%) DO-178B
5 8 (1.03%) MISRA
6 5 (0.65%) ISO 26262
7 4 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.52%) MiFID
7 4 (0.52%) MIL-STD-1553
7 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.52%) PMO
8 3 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.39%) EMIR
8 3 (0.39%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.39%) PSD2
8 3 (0.39%) SLA
9 2 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.26%) GxP
9 2 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (1.81%) Docker
2 11 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.52%) Firmware
4 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.13%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.13%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.52%) Puppet
3 3 (0.39%) Packer
3 3 (0.39%) SCCM
3 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.39%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.26%) Ansible
4 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.13%) Mesos
5 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.13%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 146 (18.86%) Oracle
2 112 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.26%) IBM
4 27 (3.49%) SAP
5 25 (3.23%) Sybase
6 24 (3.10%) Red Hat
7 21 (2.71%) Workday
8 20 (2.58%) Atlassian
9 18 (2.33%) Cognos
10 16 (2.07%) CA Agile Central
11 13 (1.68%) Google
12 11 (1.42%) Sencha
12 11 (1.42%) Solace
13 10 (1.29%) CA
13 10 (1.29%) HP
13 10 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (1.16%) Informatica
14 9 (1.16%) Tableau
15 8 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (1.03%) Symantec